School Health Aide

Welcome to the School Health Aide program at Kaua'i Community College!

This program prepares entry level school health aides who can function successfully in the school health environment. Students will learn to provide culturally sensitive and competent care to elementary, middle, and high school students. Graduates of the 75-hour program are eligible to apply for a School Health Aide position with the Hawai‘i Department of Education (DOE) and School Health Aide Level II.

Program Admission Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of a First Aid course. Current CPR certificate. graduation requirements.

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Function in the role of a school health aide under the supervision of a health care professional.
  2. Provide safe and age-specific care to school aged children within the scope of a school health aide.
  3. Demonstrate adherence to legal and ethical responsibilities of a school health aide.
  4. Communicate effectively with students, parents, school staff, and health care professionals.

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

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School Health Aide Certificate of Competence (CO), 6 credits

Fall Semester 1

  • NURS 23- School Health Aide Level I (3 credits)
Spring Semester 2
  • NURS 25 - School Health Aide Level II (3 credits)
Total credits: 6

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